Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Les vitrines de noël


The windows will hold you and draw you in...
crystal, des bijoux, silver, fine fabrics,
and not the least of these...

a tower of macarons... pistache to be exact

miam-miam
C'est mon péché mignon

21 comments:

Cezar and Léia said...

What a dream in this combination, parrots, crystals and delicious macarons!
A very creative window shop!
I loved it!
Léia :)

Bergson said...

et personne n'a pris un seul macaron

Nina said...

Wonderful!

Thank you for your kind words. Sending you a warm christmas-greetin g!

Malyss said...

I love the sweet colors of those decorations, and how elegant they are!But macarons would not last a long time around here! :)

M said...

Tant de choses a regarder! I am still trying to figure out exactly what the brightly colored glass bead decorations are -- truthfully, I don't really care what they are I still want them because they are just beautiful to look at. My mom would love the gold rimmed glasses with the butterfly and beetle designs. And don't think I didn't notice the macarons. I am afraid they would have the same fate as the chocolate tree :-)What a lovely vitrine!

Les rêves d'une boulangère (Brittany) said...

Now that would be a fabulous Christmas table to sit at!

Jack said...

Oh my. Everything in this picture is beautiful. An intriguing mix. After Christmas, when they dismantle the tree, have them send the macaroons to me, OK?

Virginia said...

Oh this is a delight . The birds are wonderful...well everything in this window is exquisite. Now about the pistache tower. MIAM MIAM is right. Hope Peter stops by, they are his favorite!
V

PS I'll bet these macarons are not as wonderful as YOURS!

JM said...

Awesome display!

Alexa said...

So many beautiful, elegant things in this display—but my eyes went right to those macarons!

Amanda said...

miam-miam is right --- macarons made of pistachio - can't be beat!

hoping your holidays are wonderful, genie - sending all the best and love,

amanda

Starman said...

French Christmas vitrines are so TASTEful.

TheChieftess said...

gorgeous!!! Love the colors, the sparkly glassware and decorations, the birds...love it all!!! And I recognized those macarons right off!!!

Rob said...

Merry Christmas to you too!

Rob

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

Léia -- Merci, I loved the warm shades of green and yellow...

Bergson -- Mais parce-que ce sont pour toi!

Nina -- Stay warm, mon amie, and Merry Christmas to you.

Malyss -- We should have a macaron party on the blogs... Holly and I will make them!

Marie -- I think that the beads are an elaborate necklace made of antique items, including both glass and gemstones.

Brittany -- I think that we might all forget our manners when it came to that cone of macarons!

Jack -- I think that these macaron trees are almost as expensive as that chocolate tree from La Maison du Chocolat

Virginia -- I wish I could transport macarons to Paris and I would take some to Peter... That really sounds funny: taking macarons TO Paris - hah!

JM -- Merci, mon ami

Alexa -- I do think that the designers for the windows are quite talented and work with fine materials...

Amanda -- Oh, we have a variety of flavors and picked up a few more while we were in Paris.. miam-miam... same to you, Amanda... hope all of your family can be together "back in the nest" for a short time

Starman -- Yes, this one has class for sure... not as crazy about the ones at Bon Marché this year

Chieftess -- Yes, the color and the sparkle got to me right away... such a nice combination

Rob -- Joyeux Noël à toi!

hollyb said...

I totally want to be invited to THIS Christmas dinner! Wonder how they get the macarons to stay on the tree? Not that they would last that long at my house...Brooks LOVES pistache macarons! Avec nutella buttercream, bien sure!

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

Holly -- Get an order for one of those towers and we will figure it out, ma chère... bien sûr.

Rob-bear said...

Such an amazing run up to Christmas I'm having, thanks to your magnificent pictures.

Sara Louise said...

They all look so magical, I love them!

Randy said...

Good thing I didn't get there before you. That tree would have been history. Yummy.

Louis la Vache said...

Yum! Macarons de pistache! One of «Louis'» favorite flavors in macarons!